Dr. David Felgenhauer received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Chemistry from Valparaiso University in Valparaiso, Indiana. He then attended the University of Illinois Medical Center Campus where he received both a Bachelor of Science in Dentistry and a Doctor of Dental Surgery Degree. After his doctorate, he served as a resident in General Dentistry at Illinois Masonic Medical Center. The next year he completed a residency in General Anesthesia at Illinois Masonic Medical center. His Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery training was received at John H. Stroger Hospital (formerly Cook County Hospital) in Chicago. Since completion of residency training he was an Attending in Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at the University of Illinois and Illinois Masonic Medical Center where he served as Head of the Section of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery until 1999. He is a former Attending in the Department of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery at John H. Stroger Hospital.
Currently, Dr. Felgenhauer serves as a clinical faculty member at Midwestern Dental School where he instructs students in oral surgical procedures. He is a Fellow in the American Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons and a Fellow in the American Dental Society of Anesthesiologists and a Diplomate of the National Dental Board of Anesthesia. For the past 25 years he has been a member of the Anesthesia committee for the Illinois Society of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He is a member of both the Illinois and Chicago Societies of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons. He holds memberships in the American Dental Society of Anesthesia (ADSA) and the Illinois ADSA component society where he has served as past president. He is certified by the American Heart Association in both Basic and Advanced Cardiac Life Support.